First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dawa

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

A is for aware, of your surroundings

W is for warm hearted, it's you!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Notable Persons Named Dawa

Dawa Gyeltshen is a soccer player for the Transport United F.C. and Bhutan national football team. Dawa was born on June 7th, 1986 in Bhutan.


Dawa Narbula is a Member of Parliament and Lok Sabha. Dawa was born on December 16th, 1935 in Darjeeling.


Dawa Hotessa is a soccer player for the Saint George SC and Ethiopia national football team. Dawa was born on March 9th, 1996 in Ethiopia.


Dawa Hotesa is a sports team member for the Saint George SC.


Dawa Tshering is an athlete for the Ugyen Academy F.C.


Dawa Lama is an athlete for the Transport United F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dawa


Lungtop Dawa is a soccer player for the Druk Star F.C. and Bhutan national football team. Lungtop was born on December 18th, 1998 in Bhutan.


Lungtok Dawa is an athlete for the Druk United F.C.


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International Interest for Dawa

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Dawa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dawa U.S.
  White 4.93% 64.26%
  African American 12.68% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 61.97% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 15.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dawa

People with the last name Dawa are most frequently African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Dawa

  • How Popular is the name Dawa? As a last name Dawa was the 121,590th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Dawa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dawa is Friday, April 28th, 1905.
  • How unique is the name Dawa? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dawa. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Dawa: Your name in reverse order is Awad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dwaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dawa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 142 people with the last name Dawa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dawa? Dawa is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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